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October 1, 2014

Meena Vashee Scholarship Deadline

Meena Vashee Scholarship is $2000 award given to one individual each year who is a survivor of domestic violence or the child of a survivor. You must be a UW undergraduate student to apply.

Current Application

Date: October 1, 2014

Edith Langley Memorial Scholarship For Nursing Students

A $250 scholarship will be awarded in Fall 2014 by the Edith Langley Scholarship Fund to a new or currently enrolled nursing student. The scholarship is awarded in memory of Edith Langley. Ms. Langley took great pride in her skill and training as a nurse and derived much strength and joy from the profession during her life. This scholarship fund serves to honor her memory.Edith Langley-Application-2014-2015

Date: October 1, 2014

September 3, 2014

Re-Entry Orientation

Re-entry Flyer

UW Women’s Center Annual Re-Entry Orientation

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

University of Washington Mary Gates Hall – Room 206
This event is FREE! Please bring a brown bag lunch. Breakfast refreshments will be provided.
Host:The UW Women’s Center
2014 Re-Orientation Agenda

Are you re-entering school after a significant time away? Are you the first generation in your family to pursue a degree in higher education? Or simply overwhelmed by the prospect of coming to the UW?

Attend this free, one-day orientation to make your transition easier. Learn about time management, writing skills, stress management, networking, goal setting, financial aid, and on-campus services. Meet other returning students and share common questions and concerns.

Seating is limited, RSVP by August 27th to the Women’s Center
or call 206-685-1090

*Advisers, please pass this on to your students.

Thank you,
Nancy Finelli

UW Women’s Center Re-Entry Counselor

Start: September 3, 2014 9:30 am
End: September 3, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Mary Gates Hall-- Room 206

June 5, 2014 – June 30, 2014

NEW Americorps Position

UW Women’s Center has a new partnership with Americorps. The AmeriCorps STEM Enrichment Coordinator will support the Making Connections program and the UW Women’s Center by improving the mentoring and tutoring components of MC, conducting outreach in local schools to recruit students into the program, engaging with participants’ families to enrich the program’s impact, and providing overall support to the after-school program.

The position closes Monday, June 30th for interview rounds.

Click here for details: STEM Enrichment Coordinator

Start: June 5, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 30, 2014 11:55 pm

April 23, 2014

Minding the Gap: A Forum on Gender Pay Equity

Join us for our “Minding the Gap” forum on Wednesday, April 23. We will explore the gender pay gap on a national and state level, and provide attendees with strategies to increase women’s income. The goal is to educate others in order to mitigate the gender income disparity. The panel discussion will include:

  • Sutapa Basu, UW Women’s Center Executive Director
  • Lisa Maatz, Vice President of Government Relations for AAUW
  • Janet Chung, Legal & Legislative Counsel from Legal Voice

We are partnering with AAUW Seattle and look forward to seeing you all!

RSVP here:

Start: April 23, 2014 3:30 pm
End: April 23, 2014 5:00 pm

April 10, 2014

Male Allyship – A Dialogue on Masculinity

Join us with the School of Social Work for a thought provoking dialogue exploring gender socialization, men’s accountability and allyship in a safe space. The event is scheduled for April 10 at the School of Social Work Room 305. Social Justice Advocate, Peter Qualliotine, from the Organization for Prostitution Survivors will be the main speaker of the evening.

Start: April 10, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 10, 2014 8:30 pm

April 4, 2014 – April 6, 2014

11th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference

We are partnering with the Western Regional International Health Conference (WRIHC) Committee for the 11th annual conference April 4-6 at UW Husky Union Building! Our Executive Director, Sutapa Basu, will be one of the speakers at this amazing event. WRIHC will feature dynamic discussions on gender, sexuality, and social movements; networking with experts and colleagues; and the opportunity to challenge our assumptions and expand the scope of global health. Students are now $50 and faculty members are$100. Register here!

Start: April 4, 2014
End: April 6, 2014

March 8, 2014

Women of Courage: Bridging the Divide Gala on Saturday!

Gala 2014

Tickets available:

Mark your calendar and join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 by hosting our annual Gala on the UW Seattle campus on March 8th!

Contact us with any questions: or (206) 685-7570

Start: March 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: March 8, 2014 8:30 pm

May 2, 2013

Human Trafficking and Immigration Reform


Register here!


Panel discussion with local experts on immigration reform and what it means for students, laborers, industries and public servants.

Panelists will discuss various aspects of immigration reform from their perspective fields and engage the audience in a comprehensive discussion on immigration policies needed to promote a thriving economy and protect worker’s human rights.

Start: May 2, 2013 3:30 pm
End: May 2, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: William H Gates Hall - Room 138
Cost: Free Registration at

April 17, 2013

NEW Leadership Spring Alumnae Event

Reconnect – Relate – Reinspire
Come connect with people in business, non-profit, and policy.

Guest Speaker: Dawn Trudeau

Start: April 17, 2013 6:00 pm
End: April 17, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: O'Asian Kitchen
800 5th Ave , Seattle, 98104, United States
Cost: $10.00